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Independent Music Promotions
Independent Music Promotions is a popular music marketing blog maintained by “Your Band Is A Virus” author James Moore. Musicians can access the latest music industry advice and tips as well as submit their music for feature, review, interview or promotion and publicist services.

Music Licensing 101
Free resources about the music licensing business from Berklee Alumnus Aaron Davison. Articles, videos and more.

Power Gig
PowerGig is an online booking agency that will get you the paying gigs. Paid service that will save you time and phone calls.

ABC Pictures
Quality/Quantity publicity picture reproduction, posters, 8×10 photos, headshots & composites for the entertainment industry, actors, models, celebrities and manufacturers. Low prices.

Abon Records & Studio
ABÒN RECORDS is a newly founded record label with access to our own studio ABÒN STUDIO. In the whole Scandinavia region, we represent as one of the few companies that mainly focuses on electronic-based music & hip-hop music productions. We cooperate with world-renowed artists, producers & professionals in their respective fields covering the full spectrum of electronic-based music worldwide.

Artistopia – The Ultimate Artist Resource
Artistopia is the first company that delivers a clear, potent, and qualified strategy for artists and music industry professionals to come together under one roof and speak one language – potential success! We are seeking music artists of all genres- join today!

Audio Recording Center
Your resource for analog, digital, home demo, sound software, studios and other recording information.

Austin Music Download – the best little download site in Texas
Austin Music Download is an mp3 music download site featuring the music and artists from Austin and Texas. Artists manage their own accounts – uploading tracks and text descriptions. Each track can have a separate genre description so fans can find their favorite kinds of music. 60% of retail price goes to the artist or band. Fans can choose to share their email and comments directly with the artists. Great privacy policy. This is music for the music’s sake.

Austin Music Foundation
AMF is a non-profit organization that supports local musicians by providing programs and services that assist artists to better manage their careers.

Bags Unlimited – CD Display Cases
Low-cost CD displays to promote your CDs in stores.

The World Wide Band Name Registry is the definitive Music Industry Directory for band name verification. Use the classifieds section to find band members, buy/sell equipment, adverts are free and reach over 56,000 users.

Beatified Music Marketing & Promotion
Beatified agency is dedicated to music marketing and promotional services for entertainment industries, labels, DJs, and artists. Beatified represents music promotional marketing and provides services for djs, artists and entertainment industry.

Boost Independent Music Store
MP3 music downloads store for independent & unsigned artists & bands to sell, promote, host & download all music. A MP3 music store to buy & sell independent & unsigned music online

The RIAA and the major labels have attempted to lock up our culture through extensive lobbying, outrageous campaign donations, misleading our political leaders, and lying to the public, misrepresenting the facts. It is our intention to make the public, and our leaders aware of the implications and long term consequences to our culture of bowing to every demand the recording industry presents to our congress and to represent the consumer and independent artists positions on copyright issues.

Turn your: Artwork into T-shirts and Merchandise, Music into Audio CDs, Data and Software into Data CDs, Writings and Content into Books and Publications. Simply upload, design and start selling. CafePress.com manufactures and ships your products as they are ordered. No setup fees or inventory!

Independent MP3 Artist Showcase of all Music Styles

Copper Island Records
We are a record label with a difference, we are a membership Label, check out our website and start putting your career first!

Creativity in Music
Radio promotion and publicity for musical artists. Focus heavily on the internet and media. All genres and all locations.

Degy Management Services
New band information, music industry happenings, exciting trivia contests, and helpful hints for musicians across the world.

DGAF stands for Don’t Give A Fuck, and we’ll show you what it means if you really want. DGAF is a lifestyle, if your down with the crown come to the underground.

East Coast Bands and Concerts
A free space for musicians to promote their concerts and introduce their bands. Get noticed! Publish in our website for free.

Fins Music
Fins Music markets and promotes independent musicians, primarily through the internet.

FirstLight Artist Services
FirstLight is an independent media company that assists unsigned musicians and bands with necessities to get your music heard, published and purchased. We provide real access to real people in the music business who have the power to sign deals.

Fundraiser Help
Fundraiser Help provides fundraising event ideas and tips on organizing your product fundraiser. Browse our articles for techniques guaranteed to improve your results. Why not stay informed via our free weekly newsletter?

Future of Music Coalition
Non-profit collaboration between members of the music, technology, public policy and intellectual property law communities. The FMC seeks to educate the media, policymakers, and the public about music / technology issues, while also bringing together diverse voices in an effort to come up with creative solutions to some of the challenges in this space. The FMC also aims to identify and promote innovative business models that will help musicians and citizens to benefit from new technologies.

Gestalt Digital
You don’t need to press thousands of CDs to get your music on iTunes, eMusic, and other popular digital music sites. Gestalt Digital is the only guaranteed digital distribution site available, and is specifically geared towards small indie artists who just want to get their music out.

A new online music community dedicated to providing amateur musicians with the thing they need most (aside from gear), a listening audience. Visitors submit their songs into the category of their choice where they receive ratings and comments from visitors, as well as an individual Play Counter. Winners receive long-term spots on the site, and the grand prize winners win a GetPlayed.com homepage for their band.

gigzter.com – Indie Music Promotion
Your source for quality independent music, undiscovered bands, and independent artist profiles. Fans may listen to streaming audio, browse artist profiles, create playlists, vote for artists, write reviews, browse the charts and more.

Global Music Project
Global Music Project (GMP) is a new non-profit organization. Here, you can upload your original songs. Help make a better world by contributing your music and be heard by GMP’s global audience. Benefits of contributing your music include worldwide exposure. Be heard, increase traffic to your website, and build a worldwide following. In addition, your music will help raise money for world causes.

Guerrilla Marketing Online
Creator of the guerrilla marketing phenomena

I Love Imprint.com
11×17 posters printed at a reasonable price.

Indie Artist 411
Original Music offered by Independent Artist! Promotion & Resources offered to Independent Artist!

Affordable, easy to update websites for Indie Bands. Get started with your own dynamic website for as little as $50 setup.

Full length music lessons and articles updated daily! Active forum, diverse community, cool features, Berklee College of Music authors.

Web site devoted to intimate musical recordings and self-produced artists. Includes Real Audio streaming broadcast of indie artists, exclusive interviews, free online guitar lessons (w/TAB & MP3) & loads of DIY info! Hosted by Dale Turner (West Coast Editor of Guitar One magazine).

Jason Greenberg
Toronto film score music composer / producer

Now JP Translator – online translation service for artists & promoters – can assist you to translate your promotion materials or website from English, Norwegian, Swedish & Danish to Japanese language. Fast, easy & extremely low cost.

Just Plain Folks
We are an ever growing group of Songwriters, Recording Artists, Music Publishers, Record Labels, Performing Arts Societies, Educational Institutions, Recording Studios and Engineers, Producers, Legal Professionals, Publicists and Journalists, Publications, Music Manufacturers and Retailers and about every other type of member of the Music Industry.

JustStrings.com has the world’s largest selection of instrument strings. They carry the full line of strings from dozens of different string manufacturers.


Koala Bear Studios
The artist frienly label. You can listen to mp3′s and buy the CD’s if you like them. Our’s are select ‘hand-picked’ artists, so if you’re tired of the usual fare, come give us a try!

Law Girl
Interactive legal resource of entertainment business

Liger Music
Liger Music works with musicians and bands to distribute music digitally in the indie music business through online music retailers such as iTunes, Musicmatch and CD retailers such as Amazon and traditional retail outlets.

Local Band Network
Free listing of info, shows, pictures and more for bands from around the US and around the world. #1 site for local bands on google.


Massive Music America
Massive Music offers customized, affordable promtion services to independent bands and labels. We specialize in College, Public and Non Comm Radio, as well as Print/Media, Internet and Tour support. OUr rates are clearly posted on our site- or you can call us for a custom quote.

Mayhem Productions Music Studio
Looking for a Music Production Studio in the Southern California area? Well look no further. We have the tightest beats in all of Orange County. All genres welcome. Including, but not limited to Rap, Hip-Hop, R & B, Country, Alternative, Rock & Roll, and many more!!

Music Contracts 101.com
GET IT IN WRITING! Protect yourself and future royalties in the music industry. Use our set of template music business contracts and make sure your getting your fair share! Visit www.MusicContracts101.com for music business contracts, eBooks, music industry contact directories and more. The Music Business is 1/3 Music and 2/3 Business!

Music Forte
Are you an independent band or unsigned artist looking to gather more exposure through internet music promotion companies? Music Forte will help you with Press-Kits, Radio Promotion, CD Replication, Band|Artist Promotion in Japan, and much more! We’re proud of our personal approach, and always happy to contact our customers by phone to ensure services are fulfilled to 100% satisfaction. Showcase your music on Music Forte today!

Music Promotion with musicSUBMIT.com
Promote your music! A website and press release submission service for musicians.

MusicGorilla.com – Play It For The Labels
MusicGorilla.com places your music directly onto pages we’ve built for Major Labels, Indie Labels and Film Studios. We get your music heard. Our artists get access to FREE submissions for film, tv , video games, and songwriter submissions, they are eligible for FREE live label showcases, and more. We don’t take a piece of any deals made on our site, and have had many successes including placement in film, as well as, songwriting, publishing and distribution deals. Membership is 100% guaranteed!

Wholesale T-Shirts, Caps, Koozies and Stickers. Affordable Merchandise for the professional Musician.

Songwriters and musicians exchange projects and arrange free music collaboration contracts.

Muzikvoice Limited
We cater for full management and Promotions of all genres. Have a look at the website for our free promotions service. Mass of Industry links with News and Reviews galore! Want to be seen by the management, come here!

North American Music Festival Directory! Book Music Festivals!
Providing Entertainers with the most comprehensive searchable database of music festivals. Extensive show details on all listings! Search by music genre, zip radius, and more.

Padded Balcony
Padded Balcony exists to release the revolutionary music of the group Conway Hall

Phantom Power Promotions
Affordable, honest, knowledgeable DIY promotions for independent musicians – we know what works, what you need, and what’s just a waste of your money. The big labels don’t have a monopoly on good music promotions!

Phat Phuck Records
Phoenix based label with heavy Cleveland ties. Promotional work as well as unsigned band assistance

Showcasing indie/underground music artists from alternative and hip hop/rap to pop/rock and classical, with music playlists, on-demand streaming audio, press releases, reviews, song lyrics, CD/albums, and gig/live music performance info.

Pod Music 411
We are a weekly podcast that promotes indie artists as well as covers music information.

Project for Life Promotion/Artist Management
We record pool radio station promotion music magazine. Call for a quote 217-443-3579

Quanta Webdesign & Promotion for Musicians
Hip, affordable webdesign & internet promotion for musicians & bands. We’ll design a new site for you & get it noticed, or redesign or promote the one you’ve got. We specialize in sites for the arts & know how to do it right. Advice & quotes are always free.

Radio-Electronica is a commercial free radio station filled with selected unsigned and indie label electronica artists from around the world.

Rap Cointel Pro
Indie Rap Label “Bible” and Toolkit for People Serious about Starting and Promoting a Successful Urban Music Label.

Raven Entertainment Promotions
REP is a entertainment promotions company that offers many great services to our entertainers and fans alike.

Record and Publishing Deals
Music licensing and television/film music placement service.

Award Winning Music, CD Boutique, Custom Design Web Pages & Music CD Artwork, Movie & Music Memorabilia, Free MP3s

Ride Studio
Ride Studio based in Buckinghamshire provide professional audio recording & production services to bands & artists across the UK.

Sheet music, music instruments & accessories, music equipment, videos. Articles. Product Reviews. Digital Downloads.

Songwriter Umbrella
Venue for music industry and entertainers

Songwriting Message Board
Features a popular songwriting message board for those looking for lyrics, collaborators or reviews.

Promotion for Indpendent musicians. Free downloads for Listeners. We help musicians increase their exposure, sell their CDs, and create and sell their own merchandise.

Talent agents & Music Promotion
Talent Agents at T & K production can promote your band, act or venue with their music, concert and talent promotion services. (Added: 19-Mar-2004 Hits: 461 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It

Temporary tattoos for bands and muscians for promotions
We create temporary tattoos for bands and musicians for promoting and marketing themselves. They are great for handing out to fans, selling at concerts and much more

Texas Music Office
The Texas Music Office serves as the information clearinghouse and promotion office for the Texas music industry.

The Audio Mill
The Audio Mill is a unique scene site of musicians and artists that come together to form an amazing global community that bridges the world into one big rehearsal studio. A place where everyone is welcome to come in and enjoy the jams and the vibes of the cultures and beliefs throughout the planet. Come be apart of the Parade!

The Button Owl
Custom One Inch Buttons for Musicians and Organizations. Lowest Prices on the Internet.

The Country Startpage
Country Music Resource

The Eternal Wall
Promote your music on the first web wonder. Check out the online streaming jukebox and join other original musicians in getting your music out.

The MP3 Music Awards
Is open to artists and bands who want to gain exposure but most importantly have what it takes to become the next big sensation. The MP3 Awards will provide a potential “gateway” to a career in the entertainment industry while setting new standards by providing every participant with a real experience of a live awards event whilst retaining the fun and excitement in today’s new music.

The Muse’s Muse
Songwriters tips & tricks. Announcements, lyric critiques, creativity, business & promotion, looking for collaborators, artists looking for songs, home recording tips, recording studios, performance tips, and favorite venues

With The-Muzic.com unsigned bands can upload their music, promote gigs, post blogs, sell merchandise and keep 100% of the sales, compete in our weekly chart and get promotion to record labels and other promotions companies through us. Music fans can also sign up for free and review music, post blogs, upload photos and listen to the best in new music.

Undiscovered Sounds
if your a fan of unsigned bands you have to checkout this blog. it s list of unsigned bands from around the world.

Unsigned Band Network
unsigned band network local Bands local Music Indie Music downloads selling unsigned music world wide on the internet

Upper Room with Joe Kelley radio show
24/7 internet radio show is co-hosted by Joe Kelley and Gi Dussault. Been on the air since 1982. Also, show airs live Mondays 4-8pm EST on WVOF 88.5 FM in Fairfield, Connecticut. Interviews, In-Studio Concerts and creative music.

Urban Independent Radio
Urban Independent Radio is a commercial free radio station filled with selected unsigned and indie music in the urban genres from around the world. We’re always looking for new artists to promote.

Vision Music USA
We provide cost effective booking, management and promotions consulting services for independent musicians.

West Coast Rockers
WCR is a band promotions site and much more. We have also added a radio station and a store http://cafepress.com/wcrockers. Check us out and while you are there sign up for our newsletter!

Free support for all musicians including MP3 uploads and individual storefront (no middleman). We never charge to support the music.


Marc Gunn is an actual working Celtic Geek musician. He was nicknamed “The Celtfather” for his incredible support of indie Celtic music and his award-winning Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. He has helped 1000s of musicians make money with their musical groups through The Bards Crier Music Marketing Ezine. Now you can get FREE “how-to” music marketing and promotion advice, plus tips on how to sell more CDs when you subscribe today. Subscribe atwww.bardscrier.com!

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